Lord Lisvane


Recent appearances

  • Clerk of the Parliaments - Retirement of Sir David Beamish KCB 24 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I have known Sir David Beamish for 42 years. For three years I had the pleasure of being his opposite number in the House of Commons. I pay tribute to him for staying in his job a little longer than I stayed in mine. David’s friendship, courtesy, intellectual horsepower and indomitable cheerful optimism, no matter how adverse the circumstances, made that a delightful and...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) 7 Mar 2017

    My Lords—
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) 7 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am extremely grateful to my noble friend; no doubt she will have her opportunity in a moment. After more than four decades in which I sought to make the most modest of modest contributions to parliamentary effectiveness and reputation, I hope that my credentials as an advocate of parliamentary sovereignty will not be challenged. I am very grateful to my noble friend Lord Pannick...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 January 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 10 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lisvane’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 13.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 19 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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